The Protective One

The Protective One

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Baker & Taylor
Reevaluating her priorities in the aftermath of a friend’s passing, Elizabeth ends her parent-approved relationship with a man who seeks to interfere in her unexpected romance with a childhood friend. By the author of The Patient One.

Simon and Schuster
From a &;skilled storyteller who reminds the reader through her characters that faith can help us survive the ups and downs in life&; (RT Book Reviews), Shelley Shepard Gray weaves a moving and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and faith.

The tragic and untimely death of her old friend has made Elizabeth rethink not only her priorities but her relationship with David, the man her parents have been encouraging her to see. Desperate for a change, she breaks things off with David in an effort to just focus on herself for a while.

But when her family becomes upset with her decision, Elizabeth turns to her friends for support. One of her most supporting friends is Will, who has long secretly harbored feelings for her. And when Elizabeth&;s ex unexpectedly raises some trouble, Will decides to step up to the plate for his long-time friend. Can their friendship survive this difficult time or will it actually change for the better?

Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2020.
ISBN: 9781982133825
Characteristics: 282 pages ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Protective 1


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